Green groups target BHP-MCA ties

IS BHP Billiton using its membership of the Minerals Council of Australia to get the mining lobby group to say things it cannot? That was the implication several questioners at the mining giant’s annual general meeting were trying to make.

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BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser (left) and CEO Andrew Mackenzie.

Question time for a major miner such as BHP is always a drawn out affair. It gives axe-grinding shareholders an opportunity to air their grievances – couched as questions of course.

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